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DC Vote Targets Rep. Franks Over D.C. Autonomy

The advocacy group DC Vote is fighting back against Arizona Congressman Trent Franks, taking to his home turf to protest his introduction of an abortion bill solely for the women of D.C.

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Obama Campaign Releases 1st-Term Movie Trailer As It Hopes For Sequel

The Obama campaign released the trailer for a 17-minute documentary called "The Road We've Traveled." It's obvious aim is to do something the Obama White House and campaign frequently do, that is, to remind voters of just how perilous a state the U.S. economy and financial markets were in when the president assumed office in January 2009.
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Is 'Game Change' Fair To Sarah Palin? You Betcha

The HBO made-for-TV movie, which focuses on John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate in the 2008 election, has already been attacked by conservative groups. But TV critic David Bianculli says the movie is fair — and balanced.
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Gingrich Cancels Kansas Events, Focusing On Southern Strategy

The former House speaker will campaign in Alabama and Mississippi, which hold primaries on March 13.
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Virginia Senate Entrenched In Budget Standoff

The standoff over Virginia's budget shows no signs of breaking in the State Senate, although it appears progress is being made in the House.

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D.C. Mayor Denies Involvement With Raided Campaign Fundraiser

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray is denying knowledge of any wrongdoing that may have occurred during his 2010 campaign for mayor. 

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House OKs Jobs Bill In 'Rare Agreement' With Obama

The "Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act" passed the Republican-controlled House with the administration's support. The legislation's fate is less certain in the Senate, but Democratic leaders have said they will take it up.
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Obama Urges Incentives For Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

President Obama was in North Carolina Wednesday, dropping in on a factory that makes big-rig trucks. Some of those trucks are powered by natural gas, and Obama took the opportunity to propose new tax incentives for alternative-fuel vehicles.

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